Health Promotion Council (HPC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote health and prevent disease, especially among those at greatest risk, through education, community outreach and advocacy. Founded in 1981, HPC joined the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) as an affiliate in 1999.
Through its wide array of health promotion programs, HPC is a leading advocate in the region for healthier lifestyles and chronic disease management and control. HPC's unique programs advocating positive health behaviors, coupled with its innovative work with underrepresented minority groups, have advanced the field of health promotion in Southeastern Pennsylvania and across the nation. HPC seeks an Executive Director to lead this agency through its next chapter of growth.
The Executive Director’s responsibilities encompass providing visionary leadership, day-to-day administrative, programmatic, operational and fiscal management of HPC; including: fund raising, innovative and integrative health related program development: not-for-profit and entrepreneurial growth: and, maintaining and developing positive relationships with funders, government officials, community leaders, and health and human service providers. The Executive Director represents HPC’s mission and vision at local and regional public health, social service and other community events. The Executive Director works with the HPC Board and parent organization, the Public Health Management Corporation, to conduct strategic planning, ensure and manage agency growth, and conduct specialized marketing and revenue generating activities.
Accountability: Reports to the President, Board of Directors of HPC and Managing Director, Health Promotion at PHMC.
HPC Leadership Responsibilities
•Maintain and promote the agency’s positive image in the community.
•Keep the public, constituents, funders, Board members, volunteers and others informed of HPC activities, via press releases, social media, , newsletters, interviews with journalists, participating in conferences, etc.
•Expert liaison to journalists, policy makers, foundations, corporations and others regarding health and health education issues.
•Advocate on behalf of the vulnerable.
•Participate in task forces and interagency collaborative efforts relevant to the work of HPC.
•Leadership expertise building coalitions and innovative partnerships to advance HPC’s mission.
•Demonstrates business acumen and diplomatic skills.
HPC Staff and Program Responsibilities
•Supervise and coach staff.
•Develop staff talent, management and leadership skills.
•Ensure competence and diversity of HPC staff.
•Ensure the consistent administration of HPC/PHMC personnel policies and procedures, including the performance management and other centralized systems.
•Ensure that client services are rendered and HIPPA compliant..
•Ensure that programs meet funder goals in an effective, efficient and timely manner.
•Manage programs within approved budget levels.
HPC Board Responsibilities
•Communicate to and follow-up nonessential agency issues with the Board.
•Work with Board and Board Committees.
•Ensure that the Board receives up-to-date fiscal reports.
•Work with the Board to plan and implement marketing and fund raising activities.
•Conduct strategic planning with the Board and staff.
•Ensure that organizational strategic plans/directions are implemented.
HPC Administration Responsibilities
•Ensure the fiscal integrity of HPC.
•Ensure that HPC meets all legal requirements such as the completion of an annual financial audit and an IRS 990, HIPAA compliance, and EOE compliance.
•Ensure and manage agency growth in partnership with PHMC.
•Ensure record keeping compliance.
•Identify and pursue funding opportunities.
•Write public and private grant proposals.
•Oversee fundraising activities.
•Maintain effective relationships with current and prospective donors to HPC.
•Negotiate leases and contracts.
•Ensure timely reports are provided to funders.
•Demonstrates an open, flexible and inspiring leadership and management style conducive to fostering collaboration and a team approach.
•Ability to balance and integrate the core values of a nonprofit mission-based agency with the use of business models and tools.
•Ability to supervise
•Thorough understand public health and medical care issues, Affordable Care Act, especially as they relate to health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease control
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Excellent organizational and advanced computer skills.
•Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines.
•Demonstrates adaptably to public health and economic trends.
•Executes innovative and entrepreneurial ideas and willing to take risks and experiment.
•Personal commitment to good health.
•Sound human relations and interpersonal skills in planning, coordinating and implementing agency’s programs and services.
•Minimum of five (5) progressive years of executive experience and skills in the nonprofit and/or business sector with a record of progressive achievement in organization leadership, management, administration and financial operations, and fundraising.
•Experience working with State and local government oversight and local and national funding agencies.
•Successful experience working with staff, outside professionals and community members who are racially and ethnically diverse.
•Experience in planning for and leading change in organizations and working with organizations and groups focused on continual improvement and excellence.
•Successful and proven grant writing experience; garnering multi-year and million dollar grants and contracts.
•Strong fiscal management experience including interpreting financial reports, budgeting, monitoring, as well as a working knowledge of fiscal internal controls and non-profit federal grants management regulations.
Must have Master’s Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Governmental Affairs, or related field.